News

March 04, 2016

Two More Businesses Told to Stop Selling Binary Options

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) issued two temporary cease trade orders on March 1, 2016, against LBinary and Chelestra Limited, and Options Rider and Option One (Aust) Pty Ltd.  The orders expire on March 14, 2016, and may be extended as necessary.

March 03, 2016

Police-Based Victim Services Position Added in La Loche

An additional Police-based Victim Services position is being created in La Loche to address the immediate need for additional victims services in the community.  The Ministry of Justice is providing annual funding of nearly $60,000 plus administrative expenses, to North Sask Victim Services Inc. for this new position.

March 03, 2016

Save Money with Saskatchewan Tax Credits

Over the next several weeks, millions of Canadians will prepare and file their income tax forms for the 2015 taxation year.  The good news if you’re living in Saskatchewan is a number of provincial tax credits are available that can help keep your taxes low.

March 03, 2016

New Advertising Rules Benefit Car Buyers

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) wants buyers to know the rules have changed when it comes to advertising vehicle prices in Saskatchewan.

March 02, 2016

Saskatchewan IT Company Wins Multi-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Tender

The Government of Saskatchewan has awarded a five-year, $38 million dollar information technology deal to WBM Office Systems, a Saskatchewan-based company with offices in Regina and Saskatoon.  WBM won the tender on the basis of “best value” that the government recently made the standard for those ministries that previously selected on the basis of lowest cost.

March 02, 2016

Anglers Reminded to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters

Ice fishing season is slowly winding down and this means that all fishing shelters south of Highway 16 must be removed by March 15 and shelters in areas north of Highway 16 must be removed by March 31.

March 02, 2016

Watch Out for Unregistered Sellers of Binary Options

Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) issued two decisions on February 19, 2016, against unregistered companies acting as online dealers for investment in binary options.  The decisions in both matters determined that binary options are considered securities and are subject to Saskatchewan’s securities legislation.

March 01, 2016

Private-Pay MRI Services Begin in Saskatchewan

Patients now have the option to choose to directly pay a private facility for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan in Saskatchewan.  Facilities that conduct a private MRI scan must also provide a second scan at no charge to an individual who is on the public waiting list.